Chicago artist LeCiel was born in Saint Louis, MO in 1984. Her music blends gospel, world, hip-hop and electronic influences to create hypnotic messages that are more about harnessing the healing power of sound itself than adhering to any genre.
LeCiel is an American, Avant-garde, international artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, MC, producer, film composer, and performer of tribal/melodic house and soul/hip-hop music. The self-taught artist and producer originally hail from St. Louis. Her earlier musical influences and environment were surrounded by gospel, r&b/soul, southern & west coast hip hop, rock & roll, and her uncle's house parties. In 2009 she relocated to Chicago. There she would spend the next eight years honing her craft and shaping her musical sound. Often frequenting well-known electronic dance clubs bringing that energy off the stage onto the dance floor as a dancer before relocating to Los Angeles, Ca. She is currently based in Berlin, Germany where she is a part of the creative collective "The Rooms of Kairos." A collective of creative professionals of music and sound, art, visionaries, videographers, and philosophers. Her sound combines a multitude of genres and voices all interwoven over electronic, soulful beats.